Friendsville, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Friendsville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Friendsville had a population of 513 as of July 1, 2016. Friendsville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Friendsville is located at latitude 39.663 and longitude -79.4045 in Garrett County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Friendsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Garrett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,499 feet.

The Town of Friendsville (GNIS ID: 2390193) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Friendsville is located within District 2, Friendsville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Garrett County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Friendsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Friendsville: Friends, Friendsville Town, Look Sharp.

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Friendsville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 513
Population in Households 513
Population in Familes 415
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 564
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $157,813
Average Home Value $200,641


Median Household Income $31,014
Average Household Income $42,470
Per Capita Income $18,010
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.54%
Households 0.65% 0.61%
Families 3.0% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Friendsville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friendsville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 371 29th
Population Density1 # 379 27th
Diversity Index2 # 477 8th
Median Household Income # 513 1st
Per Capita Income # 509 2nd

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